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Savory Spinach Chicken Recipe

Savory Spinach Chicken Recipe

I created this quick recipe for one simply by using what I had in the refrigerator. Now it's a favorite of mine! —Sarah Manary, Woodmere, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Bake: 20 min. YIELD:1 servings


  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast half (5 ounces)
  • 4 tablespoons Italian salad dressing, divided
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • Dash salt
  • 1 slice provolone cheese (3/4 ounce)


  • 1. Place 3 tablespoons salad dressing in a large resealable plastic bag; add the chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. In a small skillet, brown chicken on each side. Remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute the spinach, remaining salad dressing and salt until spinach is wilted; drain.
  • 3. Place chicken in a shallow baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with spinach and cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 1 serving.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half (prepared with fat-free salad dressing) equals 250 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 91 mg cholesterol, 761 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 36 g protein.